Abduction from the Seraglio, Opera North, 2009

“Opera North has established a fresh, young team, of whom debutante conductor Rory Macdonald is the youngest and freshest of all. His sprightly account is well supported by Elena Xanthoudakis’s dark-toned Blonde, Allan Clayton’s ardently sung Belmonte and Nicholas Sharratt‘s powerful Pedrillo.”

Alfred Hickling, The Guardian, 25 May 2009

Nicholas Sharratt and Elena Xanthoudakis were well-balanced in the rival love pairing”   Opera

“…the vocal performances are strong and resilient, …Nicholas Sharratt is an appealing Pedrillo.”

Lynne Walker, The Independent, 4 June 2009

Nicholas Sharratt sang Pedrillo’s adorable serenade neatly and sweetly…”

Rupert Christiansen, The Daily Telegraph, 21 May 2009